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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – November 10 – 13

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Posted on November 9, 2016

Here’s your Lincoln Park weekend event guide to catch some of Chicago’s best culture, food and happenings in the neighborhood.


Lincoln Park Events

A Mostly Veggie Affair @ Green City Market
Try veggie-inspired dishes from 20 Chicago chefs and mixologists, all featuring ingredients from Green City Market vendors. Proceeds benefit the Green City Market and its mission of providing a marketplace for farmers to earn a living wage, bringing local, sustainably grown food, free educational programs, and access to the market food assistance program to the Chicago community.

Thursday, November 10
6:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Lakeshore Beverage
400 N. Elizabeth

Lincoln’s Undying Words @ Chicago History Museum
Discover how Abraham Lincoln’s changing views toward slavery transformed America. The exhibition explores this powerful story through five key speeches made by Lincoln between 1858-65. Rare treasures, including Lincoln’s family carriage and the bed in which he died, will be on view, supplemented by an audio program of selected excerpts from the speeches.

Thursday – Saturday
9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday
12:00 -5:00 p.m.
Chicago History Museum
1601 N. Clark


Lincoln Park Theater

Check out Hot Tix for amazing half-price deals and an incredible choice of shows. When you purchase tickets from Hot Tix, you help to fund a range of important activities in the Chicago theatre community. Here’s what’s available in Lincoln Park this week:

Leavings @ Greenhouse Theater
Thursday, November 10 – Saturday, November 12 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 13 at 3:00 PM

Roz and Ray @ Victory Gardens Theater
Friday, November 11 – Saturday, November 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 12 at 3:00 p.m.

Starting Over @ Greenhouse Theater Center
Thursday, November 10 – Friday, November 11 at 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 13 at 3:00 p.m.

The Second City’s Improv All-Stars @ UP Comedy Club
Monday, November 14 at 8:00 p.m.


Lincoln Park Family

Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells Batman Smells @ Emerald City Theater
Based on the best-selling book series by Barbara Park, this critically-acclaimed Emerald City Theatre revival explores the challenges of giving selflessly through humor and holiday joy as fan-favorite Junie B. Jones journeys through a Columbus Day school play, a holiday sing-along concert, and Secret Santa Day. “Dear Santa, I really hope you were watching me just now. That’s all I hope. Love, Junie B. –Giver.” For ages 4 – 10.

Saturday, November 12
10:30 a.m.
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln

Tree Lighting Ceremony @ NEWCITY
Join NEWCITY for the official countdown to the holiday season as they light the 30-foot tree and decor throughout the center with Alderman Burnett. Enjoy live musical performances from British International School of Chicago, Apollo Chorus and DePaul Mens a Cappella as well as hot cocoa and free train rides with Santa.

Saturday, November 12
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
NEWCITY
Halsted and Clybourn

Diary of A Worm, A Spider and A Fly @ Emerald City Theater
Enter the whimsical world of insects with a cast of creepy crawly characters, and laugh away the trials of being a young bug in school. Through musical genres such as rap, hip-hop, pop, and Broadway standards, this choral comedy humanizes the life cycles of insects to celebrate and accept the passions and differences in every child. Taken from the best-selling books by Doreen Cronin, “There’s an alternate world that’s very cool beneath your feet and in the air!” For ages 3 – 9.

Sunday, November 13
1:00 p.m.
Apollo Theater
2540 N. Lincoln

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